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Pip Moss
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Tamiya 1:48 Dornier Do 335 A-0

April 1, 2016 · in Aviation · · 14 · 3.6K

I really enjoyed building this excellent kit. The only aftermarket items are Eduard PE seat belts and Ultracast exhausts. I also used Eduard canopy masks and was able to re-use them on the inside for the RLM 66 after painting the outside. I used Model Master enamel for the RLM 76 undersides and Mr. Color RLM 81 and 82 for the topsides. The splinter camouflage was applied using masking tape raised with thread to soften the demarcations slightly, and panel lines were lightly accentuated by post-shading with a black-burnt umber mix. The kit decals worked just fine, but I did remove the clear film from the interiors of the outline crosses just to be on the safe side. Markings are for Werknummer 240107, one of the ten pre-production aircraft for the planned A-1 single-seat fighter-bomber.

Cheers and enjoy.

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14 responses

  1. WOW, what a fine build that is. Very nicely done and well photographed too. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to seeing more of your excellent craftsmanship.

  2. I second Jim's viewpoint(s)...nice job!

  3. Having built this kit myself, I can only agree with you on your assessment of this awesome kit. You did an amazing job on this one. Well done!

  4. Very nice, and more manageable than HK Models stonking 1/32 version.?

  5. Looks very good, you seem to have it "sitting" just right. Were the tail insignias included in the Tamiya kit?

  6. Excellent work sir. the tip about the thread is most useful.

  7. Pip, your finish work looks excellent. Very nice looking model. Well Done !

  8. Looks god Pip, fine build sir .
    Well done mate.

  9. Gorgeous build turned out sweet

  10. Pip, great work! What might have been, but wasn't. Probably a good thing for the Allies.

  11. Nice work Pip-great looking model.

  12. Great looking Arrow! Nice clean finish.

  13. Thanks again for all the comments ... much appreciated!

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